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Fenimore Art Museum

5798 State Rte 80, Cooperstown, NY 13326-2500
+1 607-547-1400
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Go Go Go It is worth it

This is not a big museum, but a well curated and well informed museum. We really enjoyed it... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Douglas T
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New York City, New York
Great small museum

Great small art museum with a variety of exhibits. Beautiful building and great view out the back... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Katie S
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Glen Cove, New York
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Located inside a neo-Georgian mansion with terraced gardens overlooking Otsego Lake, this museum features fine collections of American art, James Fenimore Cooper memorabilia and historic photographs. (Closed January 1 - March 31) New exhibitions open April 1.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
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5798 State Rte 80, Cooperstown, NY 13326-2500
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is not a big museum, but a well curated and well informed museum. We really enjoyed it. History and art. Locations amazing so please walk the grounds.

Thank Douglas T
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great small art museum with a variety of exhibits. Beautiful building and great view out the back of the lake.

Thank Katie S
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Fenimore Art Museum collection is located in a beautiful stone building that has been totally updated while retaining the flavor of its marvelous New York history. We toured an exhibit of the works of Andrew Wyeth, curated by his granddaughter Vicki. The information and...More

Thank whoopsy2
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The Fenimore is one of those places that feels more like a country club than a museum. It clearly has big donors as every inch is perfectly maintained and it's full of well heeled affluent people. It does have an excellent collection of American Indian...More

Thank Zzardvark
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This exhibit is not to be missed. Vic Wyeth offers an especially intimate portrait of her grandfather and immediate family. Loved it!

Thank Diana M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Three floors of art of all kind. Historical art and modern day. Local Cooper family memorabilia. There's a cute little cafe with outdoor seating on the lake. We took a walk around the property too. Very pretty. Very interesting even if art isn't your thing.

Thank Mary B
Reviewed 5 days ago

This museum is delightful. I enjoyed the collection of Native American artifacts. The Fenimore Museum can be enjoyed in several hours. The walk down along the waterfront is a huge bonus. I recommend you pack your own picnic and enjoy the beautiful view. I thought...More

Thank FarmingtonAttorney
Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife and I visit this museum at least twice a year to look at the new exhibits. We usually have lunch out on the terrace overlooking Lake Otsego. Very good food, although few choices. They have some of the best native american artifacts in...More

Thank mclos66
Reviewed 6 days ago

We came specifically to see the Wyeth exhibit. One of our group has difficulties walking and if you arrive early enough, there are about 6 handicap parking spots right in front of the building along the drive. It made it very convenient for us -...More

Thank PK12033
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved the exhibit. Reading the granddaughter's personal notes were heartfelt & so touching. A don't miss for anyone that loves Wyeth works.

Thank Michelle L
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susanfthomas66
25 September 2015|
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Response from Jerry Z | Reviewed this property |
Adults & juniors $12.00. Seniors $10.50. Discounts if you visit other attractions like Norman Rockwell's museum and Farmers museum.
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